Medical Students Taking on Misconceptions and Stereotypes

Three med students in India talk about an ASAP Asia workshop they participated in on gender, sexuality, and abortion.

Brazil’s Women Activists Tackle an Enduring Threat

In the midst of the Zika epidemic, Brazil’s conservative Congress has seemingly done everything it can to make the situation worse for Brazilian women.

Girls and the Fight to End AIDS

To end AIDS, we must challenge dangerous gender norms that encourage sexual violence, sexism, and homophobic hatred, and deepen our investment in comprehensive sexuality education.

Is Cameroon Finally Taking on Child Marriage?

Cameroon’s government recently passed legislation that bans child marriage, but advocates say a law on paper is not enough.

Making the Most of Partnerships for Sexuality Education

When it comes to putting sexuality education into action, collaboration between schools and civil society organizations can be key.

The Pleasure Principle

In the words of Janet Jackson, circa 1986, “It’s the pleasure principle!” Yet, those of us working to advance the sexual and reproductive rights of adolescent girls often forget this and are reluctant to talk about pleasure.

What Does President Trump Mean for Sexual and Reproductive Rights at the UN?

Trump’s stated desire to restrict access to safe, legal abortion services, combined with the most regressive Republican Party platform on sexual and reproductive rights, spell disaster.

A Legacy to Build On: the Next Administration Must Keep up the Fight for Women’s Health

The next administration must build on the progress made and prioritize sexual and reproductive health and rights in both domestic and foreign policy.

“I’ll tell you what we want, what we really, really want”

Schools in Cameroon lack high-quality comprehensive sexuality education. Women for a Change Cameroon is filling the gap.

Keeping our Promises to Adolescent Girls Worldwide: What the Next Administration Needs to Do

At last week's Girl Summit DC, more than 150 advocates, program experts, and government officials gathered to discuss what the next US administration needs to do to build on progress for adolescent girls.